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Diocese of

Nnewi

Nigeria Nigeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,160 km²

Population: 576,280 Catholics (59.8% of 964,230 total) (2018)

Statistics: 102 parishes, 6 missions, 261 priests (228 diocesan, 33 religious), 587 lay religious (405 brothers, 182 sisters), 219 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Onitsha

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.11.09 – ...):Bishop Jonas Benson Okoye (58)Bishop Jonas Benson Okoye (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nnewi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jonas Benson Okoye (58)Bishop Jonas Benson Okoye (58)Permalink
(2021.11.09 – ...)

Bishop of Nnewi (Nigeria)

Gaudium et spes

Born:1963.01.25 (Kaduna, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:2014.08.29

Titular Bishop of Masclianæ (2014.05.30 – 2021.11.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Awka (Nigeria) (2014.05.30 – 2021.11.09)

Bishop of Nnewi (Nigeria) (2021.11.09 – ...)

Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke (74)Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke (74)Permalink
(2001.11.09 – 2021.11.09)

Bishop emeritus of Nnewi (Nigeria)

Born:1947.01.21 (Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1974.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.10

Bishop of Nnewi (Nigeria) (2001.11.09 – 2021.11.09)


as of 2021.11.09

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